A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes the release of steel consumption numbers, a fuel strike in India and Christmas shopping in Germany.
The new owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill plan to raze the closed plant, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said today. According to Kamenetz, officials of co-owner Hilco Trading “have indicated that they are going to liquidate every remaining asset and bring the structure down to the ground.”
What’s your reaction to the news? As we look back at images of Sparrows Point over the years, we’re collecting stories about the Baltimore institution and its workers. Share your thoughts, memories and photos of Sparrows Point in the comments.
The Venus International fair for Erotic Entertainment, deadly airstrikes in Syria bury bodies in ruble, rioters attack police with firebombs in Greece and more in today’s daily brief.
Catching a bear nap during World Animal Day in Finland, things get hopping in Belarus, the Great Wall in China gets a bit crowded and more in today’s daily brief.